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Learning and Engagement Manager

Learning and Engagement Manager Application Form

Department: 
Remai Modern
Term: 
Permanent full-time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Posting: 
068(710)
Duties: 
  1. Manages learning and engagement program staff including hiring, training, developing and evaluating performance.  Recruits casual staff, as required. 
  2. Prepares, monitors and manages all revenue and expense budgets for the learning and engagement program.  Participates in the raising of funds toward the annual budget.
  3. Negotiates contracts and accompanying documentation for instructors, program facilitators, artists, museum professionals and other contracted expertise required for the delivery of learning and engagement programs.
  4. Develops, implements, manages and updates plans for a visionary, cohesive and comprehensive learning and engagement program, which recognizes and responds to a diverse audience needs in order to fulfil both contextual and interpretative functions including the identification of costs, funding sources and staffing levels.
  5. Participates in planning, development and implementation of Gallery activities including exhibitions,             live programs, extension activities, collection development and use.
  6. Supports the development and coordination of all programs including research, collection, live, publishing, education and interpretive programs, as required.
  7. Cultivates and maintains effective relationships with educators from pre-school to university, and various community groups throughout the city and province. Builds collaborative relationships with members of the local, national and international art community for the purpose of strengthening learning and engagement programming.  Represents the Gallery at annual conferences and other types of professional meetings, as required.
  8. Supports the preparation of media/press briefings, speeches, presentations and talking points for the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Campaign Committee and the Leadership Team.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned. 
Qualifications: 
  • Degree in art history, fine arts, art education, museum or cultural studies. Master’s degree in a related program would be considered an asset.
  • Four to Six years of recent progressively responsible learning and engagement program experience in an art gallery or art museum including success in managing staff and originating public programming, including all facets of research, planning, developing, managing and delivering learning and engagement programs.
  • Thorough current knowledge of national education and access activities and public art museum practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, motivate, manage and support staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, monitor and manage budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge with the literature and practices of learning and engagement programming issues in the national and international contemporary gallery/museum community.
  • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively, orally and in writing, including the ability to prepare and present oral, written and audio-visual reports of a specialized nature and the ability to create a persuasive case to garner support for key programs and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, trustee, volunteers, artists, professionals within the museum community and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality related to gallery exhibitions, collections, donors and operations.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of a computer using the Microsoft Office Suite software.
Salary: 
$78,057.84 to $91,718.64 per annum (2016 rates)
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